Despite the Huawei ties, Honor thinks of itself more a a startup in culture and in its approach to releasing new handsets. The Honor 5C is gunning for a sweet £150 price, but the hardware is more becoming of a phone that costs a little bit more.
Stay tuned for a full review just as soon as we get our hands on our review unit, but for now here are our first impressions of the £150 smartphone.
Small price, advanced processor
The Honor 5C continues 2016's trend of budget smartphones with specifications to rival those in the mid-tier and beyond.
Honor describes the 5C as a budget phone with processor skills owing to the octa-core Kirin 650 chipset. Specifically that's 4x 2GHz Cortex-A53 and 4x 1.7GHz Cortex-A53 chips, along with a Mali-T880MP2 GPU and 2GB of RAM.
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